Blogging from the Bush

This and that about Photography, Wildlife & Conservation

New Photographic Safari in Namibia

Rocks and sand in the Namib desert
My newest safari offering 'Namibia on the Wild Side' is a 14 days photographic trip to Namibia.  I will show you to some of the most photogenic locations in an...
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Vanishing King II Premiere and Book Launch

Don’t miss the premiere of the second part of Vanishing Kings by Into Nature Production and the accompanying launch of Dr. Philip Standers book about the desert-adapted lions of the...
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The Perfect Scar

On a recent morning drive out of Mata Mata camp in the Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park, South Africa I made the wrong decision, staying with a coalition of four cheetah males....
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Photographers Against Wildlife Crime

Just now I stumbled over a new and interesting project: Photographers Against Wildlife Crime. In this crowd-funded Coffee-table Book photographers joined forces to display their most iconic and powerful images...
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World Chameleon Day

On my way through Kaokoveld in northern Namibia I travelled on a small track. Not only is it an absolute scenic stretch, it had a few other surprises in stock,...
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My 1st Aardwolf pics ever

A few days ago in Etosha National Park, Namibia I drove along the pan’s edge in direction of Andoni plains. Suddenly I spotted something on the pan – roughly the...
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Rhino Poaching

Sad and shocking news from Namibia A few days ago the Ministry of Environment and Tourism’s director of wildlife and national parks gave an update on the Rhino poaching crisis...
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Food or Toy?

One morning in the Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park I stumbled upon a surreal scene – a few lion youngster were playing with a very rare pangolin. Or did they try to...
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Numbers Posted on 26. June 2016 I just returned from my 2015/16 photographic trip to Africa Following some numbers from my trip: 32038 images taken 28500 km driven 9250 images...
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A fabulous week at Sossusvlei

After a few changes to my original bookings I secured six consecutive days at the Sesriem campsite, Sossusvlei, Namibia. I was looking forward to a week’s playtime in one of...
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Surprise Snack

Around the campfire I heard from the old hands of the Kalahari about the terrapin and bird story at Craig Lockhart waterhole in the Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park, South Africa. The...
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Canon Tech Talk 2/2016 Outlook Canon EOS 5D Mark IV

After the announcement of the Canon EOS 1DX Mark II the question arises what does it mean for the replacement of the current Canon 5D – the EOS 5D Mark...
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Blog Intro

Welcome to my blog,

I'm a professional wildlife photographer with a strong background in conservation & animal ecology. In my blog posts I share pictures, stories, moments & insights from my work as a wildlife photographer.

I hope you enjoy it.



Book Kalahari Dreaming Wildlife Photography

For my first coffee-table book ‘Kalahari Dreaming’ I spent months at a time on location to capture the mood and spirit of this beautiful place. All in all I stayed more than 700 days in the Kalahari to photograph its wild creatures.

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Magic of Light Bernd Waisolka wildphotlife

Treat oneself with an eye-catching image as a timeless wall decoration for your home. I offer limited and open edition prints, either printed on high quality canvas or paper.

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Safari Heade Pic

Join me on an exclusive photographic safari to prime wildlife destination. Regardless of whether you are a novice or a seasoned photographer all skill levels are welcome.

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